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Cinnamon Apple Preserves

It’s time to get cozy and nothing speaks cozy autumn more than cinnamon apples! I enjoy making your life easier, so here is a recipe for spiced apple preserves, so that you can enjoy them every morning with your porridge without having to spend a minute longer than you usually would.

You can also use this recipe for apple pies, apple pie cinnamon rolls, and other delicious baking, or simply scoop a few spoons, heat in the microwave, and add them to your breakfast porridge.

This recipe makes approx. 1.5l of spiced apples.


  • 9 cups of chopped apples

  • 1/3 cup water

  • 1/3 cup raw sugar

  • ½ Tbsp lemon juice

  • 1 tsp cinnamon


  1. Peel and chop apples into small pieces (approx. 0.5 – 1cm).

  2. Place 4 ½ cups of the chopped apples into a shallow saucepan. Add water, raw sugar, lemon juice, and cinnamon. Mix well. Bring the mixture to simmer over medium heat. Place the lid on and simmer on medium-low heat for 30 minutes..

  3. After 30 minutes the apples are soft, and some pieces are starting to fall apart. Stir in the remaining 4 ½ cups of chopped apples. Place the lid on and simmer for 20 more minutes. Remove the lid, mix well, and leave to simmer for another 10 minutes to let the mixture reduce.

  4. In the meantime, prepare the jars by placing them in the oven. Set the temperature for 120’C once the jars are in the oven. Count 20 minutes from the moment the oven has reached the temperature.

  5. Remove the jars from the oven/dishwasher (see notes) and place the apples in the jars leaving approx. 1.5cm of free space on the top. Using a table knife, mix the apples in the jar to remove any air bubbles.

  6. Place the lids on halfway through and place the jars in the oven for 20 minutes.

  7. Switch the oven off and leave the jars inside for 30 more minutes.

  8. Remove the jars from the oven and let them cool.

  9. Once cooled, tighten the lids and flip the jars upside down for a few minutes to make sure they are properly sealed.

  10. Done, store the jars in a dark space e.g. pantry 😊

  11. Once you open the jar, store it in the fridge and consume within a week.


  1. Feel free to use more cinnamon and other spices.

  2. The jars and lids need to be pristine clean. Instead of placing them in the oven, feel free to wash them in the dishwasher and leave them in until you are ready to fill them with apples (to keep them warm)


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